CHICAGO — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) organizers, Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA) and Newcom Media USA (Newcom), today announced that the partnership (NACV Show Partnership) has signed a contract to host the inaugural NACV Show at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) from September 25-28, 2017. The NACV Show Partnership will hold its first exhibitor advisory meeting in mid-August in Chicago.

“During our mid-June site visit to the GWCC with our Class 8 Truck Manufacturers & NACV Show exhibitors, we received high marks for the venue from all involved in the show,” said President & CEO of HFUSA Larry Turner. “The city of Atlanta and the GWCC is the perfect place for our new event, and we plan on holding the NACV Show here for at least its first three shows.”

The GWCC is located on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) campus in Atlanta and offers world-renowned event space and easy access to nearby lodging, transportation, and attractions for event attendees and exhibitors. The debut of the NACV Show in Atlanta represents a coordinated effort between the GWCCA and the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.

“We are excited to work with the NACV Show Partnership to host its inaugural commercial vehicle event in the heart of Atlanta on the GWCCA campus,” said Mark Zimmerman, General Manager of the Georgia World Congress Center.

To register to exhibit or attend the 2017 North American Commercial Vehicle Show, please visit the website or contact Bill Fox, Senior Director, Industrial Events, Hannover Fairs USA, Inc., at or +1 (773)796-4250 ext 248.

About Hannover Fairs USA

Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA) develops and manages marketing programs at Deutsche Messe events in Hannover, Germany and the United States, as well as in such key emerging markets as China, India and Turkey. Working closely with its clients, Hannover Fairs helps them maintain their competitive position on and off the event floor. The company’s programs reflect the global scope of Deutsche Messe’s activities.

About Newcom Media USA

A wholly owned subsidiary of Newcom Business Media in Toronto, Newcom is Canada’s premier B2B publisher delivering information and marketing services to a wide variety of industries via magazines, directories and trade shows. Their trucking portfolio includes Today’s Trucking, TruckandTrailer, Transport Routier, Truck News, and Truck West magazines, as well as the Truck World and ExpoCam trade shows.

About Deutsche Messe AG

From its headquarters in Hannover, Germany, Deutsche Messe AG plans and stages leading capital goods trade fairs around the globe. The company ranks among the five biggest tradeshow organizers in Germany, with 329.3 million euros of revenue and a profit of 9.4 million euros in 2015. The company’s event portfolio includes such world-leading events as CeBIT (digital business), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), LABVOLUTION with BIOTECHNICA (lab technology and biotechnology), CeMAT (intralogistics and supply chain management), didacta (education), DOMOTEX (carpets and floor coverings), INTERSCHUTZ (fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue, safety and security), and LIGNA (woodworking, wood processing, forestry). With approximately 1,200 employees and a network of 66 representatives, subsidiaries and branch offices, Deutsche Messe is present in more than 100 countries.

About the Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) now includes Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the 3.9 million- square-foot convention center, the 71,250-seat Georgia Dome, and 21- acre Centennial Olympic Park. Additionally, GWCCA manages operations of the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. These public facilities represent the largest combined convention, sports, and entertainment destination in the world. This past year, the GWCCA hosted 555 events and welcomed more than 2.4 million


July 11, 2016

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